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The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail

By: Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh & Henry Lincoln

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Corgi: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 249872

ISBN: 055212138X

Condition: Good Condition


A nineteenth century French priest discovers something in his mountain village at the foot of The Pyrenees which enables him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story - a modern Grail quest leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1,300 years ago. The author's conclusions are persuasive: at the core is not material... View more info

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The Messianic Legacy

By: Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh & Henry Lincoln

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Arrow: 1996

Seller ID: 249878

ISBN: 0099682419

Condition: Good Condition


A nineteenth century French priest discovers something in his mountain village at the foot of The Pyrenees which enables him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story - a modern Grail quest leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1,300 years ago. The author's conclusions are persuasive: at the core is not material... View more info

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of my Life

By: Michael Quetting

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc: 2018

Seller ID: 249240

ISBN: 1760640751

Condition: Very Good Condition


Michael Quetting is exhausted and covered in goose shit. One moment a gosling is sleeping soundly under his sweater and the next, there's one tugging at his shoelaces. Being father to a gaggle of goslings that won't let you out of their sight is a full-time job. As a laboratory director at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Quetting must transform the motley gang into a disciplined flight crew so researchers can gather data about weather and flight patterns. Detaching from civilization and immersing himself in the training, Quetting leads his young on daily swims, retrieves them when th... View more info

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It It Just Me?

By: Miranda Hart

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2012

Seller ID: 246647

ISBN: 1444734156

Condition: Very Good Condition


Well hello to you dear browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes unexplained nudity, that accompanied childhood and adolescence? Does everybody struggle with the hazards that accompany, say, sitting elegantly on a bar stool; using chopsticks; pretending to understand the bank crisis; pedicures - surely it's plain wrong for a stranger to fondle your feet? Or... View more info

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Self-Helpless

By: Morris Gleitzman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: 244094

ISBN: 014029256X

Condition: Very Good Condition


This work contains 57 short pieces of advice for people who need a little more than time to get things right. 257 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Humour; Humour. ISBN: 014029256X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140292565. Inventory No: 244094. Paperback View more info

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With These Hands - A Collection of Work

By: Pan Ayres

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Orion: 1998

Seller ID: 227097

ISBN: 0752815539

Condition: Very Good


A collection of the very best poems and sketches from one of Britain's best loved entertainers. WITH THESE HANDS is a collection of witty monologues and poems from Pam's early life in the 1950s, through four years in the WRAF, and marriage and motherhood, to her present busy career as a writer and broadcaster. The pieces are presented together with delightful illustrations by Susan Hellard providing the reader with a beguiling insight into the heart and mind of Pam Ayres. 120 pages. Light tanning to pages. Inscription to previous owner on inside cover. Illustrator: Susan Hellard. Quantity Avai... View more info

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Madoc: The True Story Of The Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived

By: Ralph Helfer

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 240002

ISBN: 0060182571

Condition: Very Good Condition


On a quiet morning in 1896, in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant were born. The boy was named Bram, the elephant was named Modoc. Bram was the son of a local elephant handler, and even as a child he showed signs of becoming a master handler. Modoc grew impressively beyond anyone's imagination--exceptional intelligence, massive size, and a gentleness surpassing that of even the kindest elephants. The two were raised as siblings, and when news came that the circus was being sold, thirteen-year-old Bram did the only thing he could imagine: He stowed away to be with Modoc.Weeks int... View more info

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Where Does It Come From? Cotton

By: Raymond Fawcett

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, P R Gawthorn Limited: 1949

Seller ID: 126813

Condition: Good


48 pages. Black and white photographs. Covers are discoloured, minor rubbing and scuffing, spine is rubbed at either end. Copy is otherwise neat and clean. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Reference; Inventory No: 126813. Hardcover View more info

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The Influence of Pluto on Human Love Life

By: Reinhold Ebertin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Germany, Ebertin: 1970

Seller ID: 247379

Condition: Good Condition


30 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Miscellaneous; Inventory No: 247379. Paperback View more info

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The Crisis of India

By: Ronald Segal

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1965

Seller ID: 229957

Condition: Very Good Condition


326 pages. Light browning to page edges. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; History; Inventory No: 229957. Paperback View more info

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Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine and South America's Strangest Jail

By: Rusty Young

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249897

ISBN: 073291180X

Condition: Good Condition


Rusty Young was backpacking in South America when he heard about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia's notorious San Pedro prison. Intrigued, the twenty-something Australian law graduate travelled to La Paz and joined one of Thomas's illegal tours. What followed took both men by surprise: they formed a strong and instant friendship and then became partners in an attempt to record Thomas's experiences in the jail. Marching Powder is a shocking, darkly comic account of the life in San Pedro. In this bizarre prison, inmates are expected to buy their c... View more info

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Petunia Again - Sketches

By: S. Elizabeth Jackson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia, G. Hassell & Son: 1920

Seller ID: 229639

Condition: Very Good


75 pages. Most of the included sketches or essays were previously published by Orion, The Adelaide University Magazine, The Red Cross Record or The Woman's Record. Grey cover browning slightly on edges, with several small closed tears to edges. Size: Small Octavo. 75 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Essays; Unallocated; Australian. Inventory No: 229639. Paperback View more info

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Silent Footsteps

By: Sally Henderson

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2007

Seller ID: 248829

ISBN: 1405037881

Condition: Very Good Condition


Often heartbreaking, and always enthralling, this is a very special story of an Australian woman's passion for Africa and its wildlife. Sally Henderson writes beautifully of her experiences in a land that has captured so many people's imaginations, and of her own awakening. 385 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Non Fiction; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781405037884. Inventory No: 248829. Paperback View more info

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Fire

By: Sebastian Junger

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2001

Seller ID: 237370

ISBN: 1841157724

Condition: Good Condition


A riveting collection of literary journalism by the bestselling author of The Perfect Storm, capped off brilliantly by a new Afterword and a timely essay about war-torn Afghanistan -- a superb eyewitness report about the Taliban's defeat in Kabul -- new to book form. Sebastian Junger has made a specialty of bringing to life the drama of nature and human nature. Few writers have been to so many disparate and desperate corners of the globe. Fewer still have met the standard of great journalism more consistently. None has provided more starkly memorable evocations of extreme events. From the murd... View more info

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Lifeboats to Ararat

By: Sheldon Campbell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1979

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 225385

ISBN: 0297776606

Condition: Very Good Condition


Foreword by Gerald Durrell. Campbell describes the life of a modern zoo as no visitor can ever see it. He describes the work and world of the keeper, the vet, the researcher, the curator, and many more. With 24 pages of illustrations, 8 infull colour. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Non Fiction; Animals & Birds; Animals & Nature. ISBN: 0297776606. ISBN/EAN: 9780297776604. Inventory No: 225385. Hardcover View more info

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Cracking The Da Vinci Code - The Unauthorized Guide to the Facts Behind The Fiction

By: Simon Cox

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2004

Seller ID: 227176

ISBN: 0732281040

Condition: Good Condition


Dan Brown's novel 'The Da Vinci Code' introduced readers to a mysterious world where Leonardo Da Vinci encoded hidden meanings into his paintings; and the Catholic church and an ancient secret society are locked into a battle to gain the Holy Grail. This book aims to disclose the amazing facts that underpin the plot. 160 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Miscellaneous; ISBN: 0732281040. ISBN/EAN: 9780732281045. Inventory No: 227176. Paperback View more info

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Cracking The Da Vinci Code - The Unauthorized Guide to the Facts Behind The Fiction

By: Simon Cox

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2004

Seller ID: 245865

ISBN: 0732281040

Condition: Good Condition


Dan Brown's novel 'The Da Vinci Code' introduced readers to a mysterious world where Leonardo Da Vinci encoded hidden meanings into his paintings; and the Catholic church and an ancient secret society are locked into a battle to gain the Holy Grail. This book aims to disclose the amazing facts that underpin the plot. 160 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Miscellaneous; ISBN: 0732281040. ISBN/EAN: 9780732281045. Inventory No: 245865. Paperback View more info

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Illuminating Angels & Demons: The Unauthorized Guide to the Facts Behind the Fiction

By: Simon Cox

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2004

Seller ID: 248104

ISBN: 0732281830

Condition: Very Good Condition


Millions of readers have avidly pored through Dan Brown's Angels & Demons, where they encountered a world filled with ancient Christian symbolism, secret societies, and pagan signs. But at the end, they were left wondering what was true and what false. All those looking for the real story behind the legend of the Illuminati will find the answers in this enlightening guide. Written by Simon Cox, author of Cracking the Da Vinci Code and a well-known lecturer described by the BBC as a "historian of the obscure," it offers a treasure trove of fascinating facts and revelations. The hundreds... View more info